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  1. MoodyBlues

    MoodyBlues Compassion is cool!
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    1969: we watched our black-and-white console TVs in amazement as the Apollo astronauts landed on, and then walked on, the moon. "The Eagle has landed."
     



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  2. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    it's a conspiracy!!!!!

    they wanted you to think they actually landed on the moon. they were actually in Arizona.....FAKE NEWS!!!!!

    JK:p

     
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  3. MoodyBlues

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    Was it Arizona? :thinking:

    I've heard it was out in Death Valley. And in Nevada. Oh, New Mexico, too.

    :D
     
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  4. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    FAKE NEWS!!!!!!!

    SHHHHSH it was in Arizona.....don't tell anyone!!!!!
     
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  5. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

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  6. Steven58

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    Here are the current pictures of some of the lunar landing sites, from space.
     
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  7. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    China seems to be more interested in the Moon these days. :thumbsupdroid:
    moon.jpg
     
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    Michael Collins was my 10 years old definition of the ultimate hero for staying to orbit on his own. You got the impression even then the whole thing was an untried gamble on mathematics, assumptions and engineering (let alone the cutting edge computing we thought they had).
    I thought, living in a large family, to stay on his own and (I think) needing Armstrong and Aldrin to get back and being there to manoeuvre with them was awesome (stupid and awesome).
     
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  9. MoodyBlues

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    That was such a fascinating time. What had been the stuff of science fiction became reality. Seeing it happen was awesome!
     
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  10. Bearsyzf

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    I could have sworn i saw a cars headlight in the background :thinking:
     
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